Noise pollution: Arrest warrant on Uduwe Dhammaloka Thera

20 March 2017 01:05 pm - 4     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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An arrest warrant was today issued on Ven. Uduwe Dhammaloka Thera as he was not present in court when a noise pollution case filed against him for the high level of noise emanating between 5.00 a.m. and 6.00 a.m. from the loudspeakers of the Alan Mathiniyaramaya Temple in Polhengoda was taken up for hearing.

A complaint was filed in Colombo Chief Magistrate's Court earlier by four residents of the area complaining about the high level noise pollution suffered by those living in the vicinity of the temple.

The case was taken up for hearing by Colombo Additional Magistrate Dulani Amarasinghe.

He is said to have travelled abroad with permission of the High Court in connection with another case.
The case was put off for April 5. (Shehan Chamika Silva)

  Comments - 4

  • annoyed Monday, 20 March 2017 01:24 PM

    Don't this monk know that he violates Buddha's fundamental teaching?

    NOISE Monday, 20 March 2017 01:25 PM

    "EMPTY VESSELS MAKE THE MOST NOISE"

    varatha Tuesday, 21 March 2017 03:55 PM

    if the temple was built b4 the houses you should allow temple activities

    NOISE 2 Tuesday, 21 March 2017 05:19 PM

    "As a vessel is known by the sound, whether it be cracked or not; so men are proved, by their speeches, whether they be wise or foolish."DemosthenesAthenian statesman, recognized as the greatest of ancient Greek orators, who roused Athens to oppose Philip of Macedon and, later, his son Alexander the Great.


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